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Nominees

This is the list of nominated leaders which were discussed but ultimately not selected for the 100 Leaders in World History list.
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  • A. Philip Randolph
  • Abraham
  • Akhenaton
  • Albert Lutuli
  • Alexander I of Russia
  • Alice Paul
  • Allen Simpson
  • Andrew Jackson
  • Augusto Pinochet
  • Bayard Rustin
  • Benigno Aquino, Jr.
  • Betty Friedan
  • Blaise Diagne
  • Blaise Pascal
  • Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour
  • Chandragupta Maurya
  • Charles V
  • Daniel Inouye
  • Daniel Shays
  • David
  • Desiderius Erasmus
  • Diane Nash
  • Dorothea Lange
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Erwin Rommel
  • F. W. de Klerk
  • Frederick the Great
  • Gaylord Nelson
  • Gustavus Adolphus
  • Han Wudi
  • Harry Truman
  • Henry Bessemer
  • Hong Xiuquan
  • James Madison
  • James Watson
  • Jane Addams
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • Johann Gutenberg
  • John Adams
  • John Dewey
  • John L. Lewis
  • John Marshall
  • John Muir
  • Joseph Goebbels
  • King Ferdinand II of Aragon
  • King Henry VIII
  • King Solomon
  • Kofi Annan
  • Lin Zexu
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Lyndon Johnson
  • Malcolm McLean
  • Malcolm X
  • Mary Harris "Mother" Jones
  • Mary Mason Lyon
  • Michael Collins
  • Michel de Montaigne
  • Moses
  • Muhammed Ali of Egypt
  • Nat Turner
  • Oda Nobunaga
  • Patsy Mink
  • PelĂ©
  • Petrarch
  • Pharaoh Khufu
  • Pope Francis
  • Queen Amanirenas
  • Queen Isabella of Castile
  • Rabbi Yohanan Ben Zakkai
  • Rafael Trujillo
  • Ramses II
  • Robert E. Lee
  • Sameera Moussa
  • Samuel Gompers
  • Sejong
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee
  • St. Benedict of Nursia
  • St. Francis Xavier
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Steve Jobs
  • Tecumseh
  • Tenzin Gyatso
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel
  • Thomas Paine
  • Tony Blair
  • Trefor Jenkins
  • Trung Sisters
  • Wangari Maathai
  • Wayne Wheeler
  • William III of Orange
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Woodrow Wilson
  • Woody Guthrie
  • Zheng He